As the warm weather approaches, wind down and take advantage of the array of distilleries that Long Island has to offer. These spots have wide selections of craft beverages for visitors to enjoy in their tasting rooms. Check out this list to find out which Long Island distillery you want to visit next.
Better Man Distilling Co.
The Better Man Distilling Co., located in Patchogue, is Long Island’s first urban craft distillery. At this distillery, visitors can take advantage of a mid-century modern tasting room as well as an outdoor patio to enjoy drinks and food. 161 River Ave, Patchogue. thebettermandistillingco.com/visit Thurs-Fri 5 p.m.-10 p.m., Sat 1 p.m.-10 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Black Momma Vodka
Black Momma Vodka has an array of mouth-watering vodka tea flavors to choose from. Some of these flavors include Peach Tea Vodka, Chai Tea Vodka, and Pomegranate Tea Vodka. This distillery also offers mixers that are Kosher certified, vegan, and organic! The distillery is opening a Black Momma and Tea Cafe this year in Wyandanch for visitors to enjoy. 12 Colonial Springs Road, Wyandanch. blackmommavodka.com
Greenport Distilling & Bar
Enjoy a unique craft beverage experience at Greenport Distilling and Bar, where visitors can select from a number of wines and spirits produced by the owners themselves in the distillery’s tasting room. 211 Carpenter St, Greenport. greenportdistillery.com Sat-Sun 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
Long Island Spirits
This summer, take a trip to Long Island Spirits in Baiting Hollow and enjoy a tasting room patio full of delicious cocktails, spirits, music, and a food truck! This distillery’s award-winning spirits come in rich tastes and innovative flavors. 2182 Sound Ave, Baiting Hollow. lispirits.com Mon-Thurs 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Fri-Sat 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Montauk Distilling Co.
Choose from a selection of Montauk Distilling Co.’s award-winning bottles of spirits or spend your afternoon in the distillery’s tasting room. 24 East 2nd Street, Riverhead. montaukdistillingco.com Wed-Thurs 2 p.m.-7 p.m., Fri-Sat 12 p.m.-7 p.m., Sun 12 p.m.-6 p.m.
Old Spirit Distillery
Take a trip to Oceanside to visit the Old Spirit Distillery, where you can experience the distillery’s spirits first hand in their classic tasting room or experience the craft of distilling in a tour of the facility. 3670 Oceanside Rd West, STE 6, Oceanside. oldspiritdistillery.com Mon-Wed 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thurs-Fri 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat 2 p.m.-7 p.m.
Sagaponack Farm Distillery
Come on by the Sagaponack Farm Distillery to try some of its award-winning Potato Vodka, Wheat Vodka, Rhubarb Liqueur, and more. The distillery has an outdoor tasting room, as well as an indoor one with limited seating. 369 Sagg Rd, Sagaponack. sagaponackfarmdistillery.com Fri-Sat 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Sun 1 p.m.-5 p.m.
Twin Stills Moonshine
Rated in the “Fifty Best” selection of finest wines and spirits in New York in 2017, Twins Stills Moonshine is a great place to book a wine tour! Check out the website’s calendar for live music and events. 5506 Sound Avenue, Riverhead. liooldtymer.com/calendar Wed, Fri-Sat 12 p.m.-6 p.m.
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